The Astro Orbiter is the main focal point or "weenie" that guests see when walking from the hub toward Tomorrowland. Originally opening as the Star Jets in 1974, this attraction became the Astro Orbiter in 1994, during the major overhaul of Tomorrowland. The rockets travel at a rate of 11 revolutions per minute and they fly 1.2 million miles per year. I shot this on-ride video on August 11, 2012.
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